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Man Electrocuted In Cass County

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a man was electrocuted on Friday. The department says it happened around 11:30 a.m. in the 2700 block of White Street in Howard Township at an American Electric Power

[VIDEO] Benton Harbor Community Rallies to Support High School

Video Playback Not Supported <iframe class=’wpb_videoplayer video-single-player-iframe’ allowfullscreen scrolling=’no’ width=’600′ height=’330′ frameborder=’0′ src=’https://www.wsjm.com/wp-content/plugins/wpb-video/wpb-video-embed/wpb-video-embed.php?blogid=321&id=64542&flag_call=singleVideo&playerid=fbqwxde&player_slug=wsjm-com-stories&chkFlagFrom=meta_insert_video’></iframe> It was a packed house at Benton Harbor City Hall Thursday night, as guests from throughout Michigan called on the state to keep Benton

Road Grants For Buchanan, Lawrence, Cassopolis

The Michigan Department of Transportation has announced more road construction grants for communities around southwest Michigan. The money is going to Buchanan, Lawrence, and Cassopolis. MDOT’s Michael Leon tells WSJM News it comes from the Community Service

New Hires For City Of South Haven

The city of South Haven has hired a new assistant finance director and a new human resources director. It says Carol Stricklin is now the assistant finance director. She’s currently the lead accountant for South Haven Public

U.S. Army Corps Photo Contest Underway

The Detroit District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is once again holding its annual photo contest. Army Corps ranger Michelle Briggs at the Soo Locks tells WSJM News they’re taking submissions from amateur photographers. “We

Berrien Deputies Receive Corrections Training

Two Berrien County Sheriff’s Deputies have graduated from a corrections officer training academy at Olivet College. The sheriff’s department says Deputies John Wiggs and Cody Lange are now trained in custody and security, defensive tactics, first aid,